Archive for 2014

Medical Research Foundation honors top Oregon scientists, mentors

The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has announced the recipients of its 2014 awards for scientific leadership and innovation in Oregon. The awards were presented Wednesday, Nov. 12. Established in 1942, the MRF promotes medical research achievement across the state. In addition to awarding its annual leadership and innovation honors, it administers more than $1 million in annual research funding and early investigator grants that support the work of outstanding investigators at research institutions across … Read More

Susan Tolle, M.D., awarded MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics

The 2014 MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics was presented to Susan Tolle, M.D., at the 26th annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference in Chicago earlier this month. Tolle, a professor of medicine at OHSU and director of the OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care, is one of the founders of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) movement in Oregon. The MacLean Prize, an award of $50,000, is the largest award in the clinical … Read More

Burroughs postdoctoral program for underrepresented minorities, Jan. 15

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research. The Fund is committed to supporting the next generation of scientists and researchers, thus they have an interest in advancing the careers of … Read More

eIACUC II electronic submission system goes live Nov. 24

The IACUC team has been working hard to create a new, remodeled electronic protocol submissions system for animal researchers. This new system will include: Simplified protocol form Reduced redundancy Procedure-focused, selectable standard procedures This system has been in the works over the past year, and we have made sure to test it at every stage. To date, we have logged more than 300 hours of testing. In preparation for deployment of the system, we have … Read More

TTBD aims to bring together inventors, investors and industry

The OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development (TTBD) office is trying to send a clear message: We’ve got some really cool inventions at OHSU, and we’re open for business. Two new articles from the Portland Business Journal have focused on the TTBD office and the importance of commercializing innovations coming out of universities. The first article titled “OHSU conferences aim to bring together inventors, investors and industry,” discussed the office’s efforts to give investors and industry … Read More

Internal applications for Mary Kay Cancer Research Award due Dec. 19

The purpose of the Mary Kay Ash Foundation Innovative/Translational Cancer Research Award is to fund research in ovarian, uterine, breast, or cervical cancer. Translational research is broadly defined as research that will provide a scientific link between laboratory research and the clinic. Ultimately, the Foundation hopes that such research will lead to improvement in diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, or treatment of cancer. The Foundation anticipates funding between ten and fifteen grants. Internal deadline: December 19, 2014 … Read More

Gootee/Moda Health endowed lecture on leadership, Nov. 14

Chris McGowan, president and CEO of the Portland Trail Blazers, is giving the annual Robert G. Gootee/Moda Health Endowed Lecture in leadership and professionalism, titled “What it takes to win: Strategy and leadership.” The lecture is part of OHSU’s Professionalism Week, and is sponsored by the School of Dentistry. Friday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. CLSB, PSU Auditorium Reception to follow This lecture is the first fully endowed lectureship in the history of the OHSU School of … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute trio to lecture on future of biomedical research, Nov. 11

Joe Gray, Ph.D., associate director of translational research for the Knight Cancer Institute and director of the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, will join Knight Cancer Institute researcher Summer Gibbs, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering, and Joseph Carroll, Ph.D., director of business development for the Knight Cancer Institute, to discuss how multi-institution, public-private partnerships are being developed and how they are advancing the research of complex biological systems. Tuesday, Nov. 11 7:30 p.m.  … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Network (CRCN) meeting, Nov. 12

You’re invited to the next Clinical Research Coordinator Network meeting to learn about OHSU’s research pharmacy services. CRCN’s mission is to provide ongoing education and professional development activities for clinical research personnel at OHSU and the Portland VA. Meeting Topic: Everything you wanted to know about OHSU Research Pharmacy Services but were afraid to ask Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 11 a.m to 12 p.m. CHH 3171, room 1A Jen Petrolati, PharmD, BCPS, OHSU pharmacist in … Read More

Science on the set: New video highlights research at OHSU

Just who are the scientists of OHSU? A newly released video shows us they are innovators, groundbreakers, and pioneers. They embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and work together in a state-of-the-art scientific environment. They are bold. They are creative. They care. These extraordinary individuals are the behind-the-scenes brilliance of OHSU. In just 2 ½ minutes, the video not only shares OHSU’s scientific backstory but highlights the forward-thinking, collaborative environment that makes this a world-class place for … Read More

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